Friday, June 11, 2010

Memoir

I've been trolling the web tonight and viewed a great article on npr.org that featured Walter Mosley. His message to writers: stop reading and start writing. Write about 1,200 words a day and a first draft of a novel should be finished in about three months. The creative non-fiction memoir is written like a novel, so I will take this advice. I'm going to do it. (And that's why I'm announcing it on the blogosphere.) I will write every day and I'm giving myself until August 1 to finish a rough draft. I want to write about my library experiences and start with the last 4 1/2 years. It will be humorous and positive in scope and most importantly, meaningful. I'll keep you posted.

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